Built this custom camper after the vardo style. The design weighs approximately 5 000 lbs depending on interior finishes.
Full sized templates are available to aid construction.
Vardo trailer plans. The longer don vardo design is built on a 12 foot utility trailer with two 5 000 lb axels or two 3 500 lb axels. The don vardo is built atop a 10 foot trailer and is about 56sqft that s a 7 8 space just enough room to make a pot of tea that you can reach from the writing desk or from the pull out bed. Has electricity water kitchenette and fridge entertainm.
Books and plans the books and plans are for the original american vardo caravan which features a simplified design for a caravan originally intended for camping. The design includes a two foot deep drop down porch that can be attached to the end of the trailer but is not build directly over top of it. All good materials exterior is cedar interior is knotty pine walls with bamboo floor and stained glass windows.
The longer don vardo tiny house design is built on a 12 foot utility trailer with two 5 000 lb axels or two 3 500 lb axels. The design includes a two foot deep exterior covered porch built over the trailer frame yielding an interior square footage of 56 square feet. This design requires a minimum of tools and an intermediate skill level for building the caravan.
It weighs appropriately 3 200 lbs depending on interior finishes.